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Author Orr, Marion, 1962-

Title Black social capital : the politics of school reform in Baltimore, 1986-1998 / Marion Orr.

Publication Info. Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, [1999]
1999

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  LC2803.B35 O77 1999    AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Studies in government and public policy
Studies in government and public policy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-229) and index.
Contents Social capital, urban regimes, and school reform -- The formation of black social capital in Baltimore -- Patronage culture and the politics of biracial cooperation -- The political economy and city schools, 1950-1990 -- School reform through site-based management -- Neighborhood mobilization: the Barclay and stadium school movements -- Civic elites and the Baltimore commonwealth -- The defeat of private management -- School reform and the city-state connection -- Lessons from the Baltimore experience.
Subject African Americans -- Education -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- History -- 20th century.
Educational change -- Political aspects -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Case studies.
Human capital -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
ISBN 0700609814 cloth alkaline paper
0700609822 paperback alkaline paper

 
    
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